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That also was no small purchase for Edwards, whose thriftiness — OK, some simply call him cheap — was somewhat legendary as he arrived on the shores of big-time auto racing.Retired driver Mark Martin, an Edwards teammate at Roush, once said of him, “Hey, the kid won’t even buy cable! He had everything needed to be a success in the sport — talent, skill, daring, contacts.As a teenager, Edwards spent time in Schrader’s North Carolina racing shop.“He came down and helped us for a while in the shop and then came back,” Schrader said. He said, ‘I’m down here, and I’m going to wind up driving your ARCA car.’ I said, ‘No, you’re not.I’ll drive it or somebody who has a sponsor will.’“I told him to go back home and race.He said, ‘I don’t have any money.’ I said, ‘Guess what, nobody does when you start doing this.’ ”Schrader loaned Edwards an old school bus that Schrader had modified into a race-car hauler.Edwards used it for a while, and Schrader eventually told him to keep the vehicle and, when he sold it, to put the money toward his racing efforts.Success at several levels of short-track racing earned Edwards a chance to drive for owner Mike Mittler’s Camping World Truck Series team in June 2002.
His children are not along for the ride, Edwards says, and they deserve to grow up without scrutiny from the racing masses outside the busy bubble of NASCAR. -- Carl Edwards took the high road Friday when asked about the critical comments former girlfriend Amanda Beard wrote about him in her new book."I'm not going to bash her or say bad things about her," Edwards said in the Texas Motor Speedway media center."She's a mother, she's a wife and someone I cared about."Beard, a former Olympic gold medal swimmer, describes Edwards as self-absorbed, insanely jealous and controlling in their two-year relationship from 20."I would have done anything in the world to help her with those. Edwards said he knew Beard was writing a memoir."I was told a long time ago she was writing a book," he said. Regardless of what she writes in a book, if she ever needs something from me, I'd be there to help her out."But Edwards said he's still dumbfounded by some of the things Beard wrote in her book."I don't know where to start," he said, "whether it's the psychology of feelings about a relationship that doesn't work out or the strategy to sell book. I don't know how to address things that I don't remember happening."In one passage, Beard wrote of Edwards: "He never asked me what I might like to do, because he only wanted to be on Carl time.